MRI scans have shown that practising mindfulness can help rewire the brain connectivity of pre-teens with anxiety and attention issues, in new University of the Sunshine Coast Thompson Institute research.
The Concert Hall at Sydney Opera House has for 50 years hosted a plethora of wonderful performances, but the hallowed heart of the iconic Australian structure is never more filled with joy, exuberance and smiles than when ‘Our Spectacular’ lights up its space.
From dealing with the radicalisation of students, to wading through perilous situations with parents, the emotional life of a school leader is a realm that takes on an intensity not known to many.
Shadow Education Minister Sarah Henderson has deemed the latest NAPLAN results “a national embarrassment” and called on the Government to urgently mandate explicit teaching in every Australian classroom.
The last thing school leaders need right now is to hear from another expert waxing lyrical about how the future of learning is going to be radically different, a researcher and leadership coach has argued.
A unique professional learning event, the brainchild of two NSW public school principals, has seen 130 teachers immersed in the cultures of Māori, Pasifika, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
Putting party politics aside, I’m delighted that after 30 plus years, a leading politician has listened to, read, and accepted the overwhelming scientific evidence showing that a structured literacy approach to teaching in primary schools is needed.
Victorian Premier Dan Andrews has opened a new front in the national campaign to attract and retain teachers.
Doug Walker knows a thing or two about igniting a passion for science among the boys at St Patrick’s College in Kilbirnie.
What’s the first thing you think about when I say spaghetti and marshmallows?